Allegra of Tucson is seeking a Lead Graphic Design Production Artist to join its award-winning creative team. Allegra provides agency-quality graphic design and production in a marketing-based environment.

The ideal candidate must be highly organized, creative, flexible, detail-oriented, and professional. The ability to meet strict deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is critical to this position. Sense of humor is a definite plus.

This position works hand-in-hand with our marketing, production and sales departments, and is expected to work and communicate well with coworkers as well as clients who may not fully understand digital and creative processes.

Candidates invited to interview should be prepared with samples of their work. All candidates will be tested on their computer application skills.

• Associates Degree (minimum) in related field from an accredited University or College
• Minimum four years working experience in graphic production/design, web design, printing/prepress environment preferred
• Expertise in creative graphic design, basic web page layouts and standard web practices
• Works with CorelDraw, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office (including Publisher), WordPress, mobile applications, HTML5, CSS3, Java Script and jQuery
• Variable Data through Fusion Pro
• Develop concepts and design marketing materials, including direct mail, ads, postcards, newsletters, flyers, invitations, web design and other materials as needed
• Able to develop and present a variety of design concepts that meet the clients’ needs
• Ensure that all visual design communicates the desired message
• Produce and deliver work in a timely fashion; meet deadlines as set by the project manager
• Manage and maintain graphic files, including logos, photos and art for clients
• Gather information and consult with clients
• Ensure that all visual design communicates the desired message
• Coordinate visuals with text to create balanced, cohesive layouts
• Transmit files (usually PDF versions) to clients as proofs
• Follow up with clients regarding proofs
• Color separate and/or trap files in various software applications
• Design and implement web sites
• Manage job flow and deadlines
• File conversion and management
• Scanning photos
• Preflighting customer files and troubleshooting files with problems
• Final output of print-ready files and creating printer mockups
• End product review and quality control

• Ability to work in a team setting and take direction well
• Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced deadline driven environment and manage time effectively
• Excellent writing and spelling skills
• Organized and detail-oriented
• High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information
Allegra of Tucson has been providing innovative services and products to clients since 1982, including award-winning graphic design, traditional and digital printing, web design, wide format, vehicle graphics and promotional products. Our team of professionals – creative, sales, administrative and production staff – work hard each and every day to provide our clients with much more than just ink on paper.

We not only care about our clients–we THINK about them. We are their technology resource and partner. We are their one source destination for marketing, graphic design, printing, web design, wide format, vehicle graphics, mailing and promotional products.

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